Women have brains 3 years younger than men
Its official!!! Women’s brains are younger than men’s - interesting science news

We all know that as we age, the brain tends to shrink. Now researchers have shown that it shrinks faster in men than in women. Women have brains, which are three years younger as compared to chronologically matched men.

The study was conducted in approximately 100 men and women whose brains were scanned in PET scans which measures the flow of oxygen and glucose in the brain. The data collected regarding the metabolism was then fed into an algorithm and it was tested to predict the age of the participants.

This could be one reason why women retain their cognitive skills at a later age while men show an accelerated decline as they before older.

Read the full story: Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Scientific publication: PNAS

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